Twelve thematic conferences will be held in summer during the EXPO Astana 2017 Future Energy Forum. They will become a global venue for discussion of СО2 emission reduction, implementation of energy efficient technologies and making sustainable energy universally accessible.
Representatives of international organizations, the scientific community as well as non-government organizations and businesses will take part in the event.
In general, the business agenda of Astana EXPO 2017 is expected to be very rich. It will include the Ministerial Conference “Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Energy”, the World Conference on Tourism and Future Energy: Unlocking Low-Carbon Growth Opportunities (UNWTO).
The Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Astana chaired by the Republic of Kazakhstan will become a significant event in the lead-up to the opening ceremony of EXPO 2017.
Besides, the 14th Eurasian Media Forum, the 11th KAZENERGY Eurasian forum and a lot of thematic conferences will be held during EXPO 2017 with participation of world-renowned scientists, Nobel Laureates and other energy experts.
Heads of states, managers of major global and Kazakhstani companies, including Shell, Samsung, NCOC, JSC “Samruk-Energy”, sponsors of the exhibition, as well as representatives of international organizations such as the UN, UNESCO, UNICEF, IRENA, World Bank, OPEC and others are expected to attend EXPO 2017.
Based on the results of EXPO 2017, countries participating in it will sign the Manifesto of Values and Principles following the example of the Kyoto Protocol. The concept of this document, which will become the intellectual legacy of the exhibition, is currently being developed.
Therefore, EXPO 2017 should mark a turning point in development of green energy at the world level.